Hip, Knee & Leg EBook - US

Getting To The Root Of The Problem

Kneeor hippaincanbeacute, suchas after an injury, or chronic.Whichever pain experience, your body is telling you that something is wrong and if you don’t fix it, there will be more serious consequences in the future. Many chronic problems, such as arthritis, can be dramatically helped with the right treatment. The sooner you address the problem, the lesser the risk for long-term damage to your hip or knee joints. Take time to read and implement the pain relief strategies in this book. Your joints will thank you! If you want to know more about how we can help you alleviate your hip or knee pain for good, call us today to speak with one of our specialists. About physical therapy Physical therapists typically have doctorate degrees in medical science. Licensed by the state, they evaluate orthopedic and neurological conditions that effectmovement. Many years of training go into a physical therapy evaluation of your joints, muscles, coordination, walking, and balance. This allows us to pinpoint the exact mechanical problems of your knee and hip joints. Physical therapists are experts in hands-on treatments such as massage, joint mobilization, soft tissuemobilization andmuchmore. In addition to gentle hands on therapy, a physical therapy session also involves specific exercises that target affected areas, rebuilding flexibility, strength and coordination. Finally, a physical therapist teaches you how to take care of your body with an exercise plan, walking or running techniques, and body mechanics for long-lasting results.

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